Counting Countries

With a membership of only around 100, it’s one of the most exclusive clubs on Earth. In fact, more people have been to outer space than have earned their way into this, the ultimate travel club. According to the United Nations there are 193 sovereign nations in the world. Welcome to the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to them all. Welcome, to Counting Countries. With your host, Ric Gazarian.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h28m. Bisher sind 99 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 10 hours 19 minutes


episode 41: Ellany Lea - 104 countries ... and living as a digital nomad

Ella made a drastic decision after graduating university and starting her first corporate job. She quit on her 89th day.


 2017-09-28  1h5m

episode 42: Nina Sedano - 193 countries ... and one of the few women to accomplish this goal

An offhand comment by a friend set Nina on the path of becoming one of only 10 women who have visited every country in the world.


 2017-10-12  1h12m

episode 43: Arvinder Bahal - 178 countries ... and on his way to outer space!

Arvi is nearly finished in completing his quest to travel to all 193 countries, and has had some amazing experiences on the way.


 2017-10-26  1h2m

episode 44: Pongtharin Tanthasindhu - 113 countries ... and travelling on a Thai passport

Pong, 28 years old, has traveled to 113 countries is hoping to complete his goal before he turns 35.


 2017-11-09  1h15m

episode 45: James Asquith - 193 countries ... and Guinness World Record Holder

James is the current world record holder as the youngest person to travel to every country in the world according to the Guinness World Records


 2017-11-23  1h16m

episode 47: Jonny Blair - 113 countries ... a Northern Irishman in Poland

Jonny has been on the road for nearly a decade in a half and has covered a lot of ground. Jonny was inspired to travel by both ice cream and football. He sold ice cream as a kid and his coworkers hailed from 20 different countries, opening his eyes to the


 2018-01-04  1h19m

episode 48: Artemy Lebedev - 193 countries ... and exploring over 1500 cities

Being a lazy workaholic propelled Artemy to become one of the world’s most traveled people.


 2018-01-18  1h36m

episode 49: Babis Bizas - 193 countries ... and travels 300 days a year for several decades

Babis completed his quest for 193 in 2004, but has not slowed down at all.


 2018-02-01  1h12m

episode 50: George Kashouh has summited the highest mountain on six of the seven continents!

Some people are chasing 193, others want to summit the seven highest summits on each continent, and some want to accomplish both.


 2018-02-15  1h34m

episode 51: Jeff Shea summited the Seven Summits, traveled to all 193 countries, and much more!

The seeds of travel were planted in Jeff’s head while listening to fictional stories of Polly and Poopsie as a child, and reading a book that prompted him to write down his goals.


 2018-03-08  2h5m